Atelopus farci Lynch, 1993

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Atelopus > Species: Atelopus farci

Atelopus farci Lynch, 1993, Alytes, 11: 78. Holotype: ICN 1488, by original designation. Type locality: "forest immediately west of Granja Infantil El Gran Cuidadano Padre Luna, vereda Tres Marias, Municipio Albán, Departamento Cundinamarca, 2090 m elevation".

English Names

Forest Stubfoot Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 39).


Known only from the type locality (Granjas del Padre Luna, Municipio de Albán) in cloud forest on the western versant of the Cordillera Oriental of Cundinamarca, Colombia, 2100 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


In the Atelopus flavescens group of Lynch, 1993, Alytes, 11: 77–87. Lynch and Renjifo, 2001, Guia Anf. Rept. Bogota: 33, presented a brief account and photograph. Rueda-Almonacid and Rueda-Martínez, 2004, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Libro Rojo Anf. Colombia: 117–121, provided a good general account. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 166. Lynch, 2005, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Ranas Arlequines: 77, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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